A Study on Data Transmission Performance of Sensor Networks for Livestock Feedlot
Recent development of versatile small size and multifunctional wireless sensor nodes enables the research on various applications to improve human life with rich information and automation. In this study, we virtually simulated the efficiency of the livestock feedlot sensor network by utilizing the propagation model, as one of the different methods of collecting data regarding livestock in feedlot is researched. As indicated in the conclusion of the study, the differences in terms of the methods make a difference to the amount of dropped data packets. It is believed that the observations made in this study could prompt the development of more effective methods of collecting data regarding livestock in feedlots by adopting additional devices or alternative routing manner.
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